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Conservative Party Conference 2023

Event was open to all conference delegates.

Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester, M2 3GX

Low on income, low on trust: how can the Conservatives keep hold of voters hit by the cost-of-living crisis?

Was held on: Tuesday, 3 October 2023

Time: 10:30-11:30am

Location: Central 5, Manchester Central, Windmill Street, Manchester, M2 3GX

Partnered with: ConservativeHome

Many voters who lent their support to the Conservatives for the first time in 2019 have been hit hard by the cost-of-living crisis and are losing faith in the Government. Unveiling new public attitudes research, this panel explores voters’ priorities for the economy, their expectations from Government, and what the Conservatives need to do to hold on to their vote at the next election.

Panel included:

  • Bim Afolani MP
  • Paul Goodman, Editor, CoservativeHome (Chair)
  • James Kanagasooriam, Chief Research Officer, Focaldata
  • Frank Soodeen, Director of Communications & Public Engagement, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Patrick English, Associate Director, YouGov

If you missed the live online fringe, you can watch the recording via the YouTube link.